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Cristiano Ronaldo: The Star Admits Uncertainty Of Lionel Messi Over One Thing

Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he is uncertain whether Barcelona's star Lionel Messi will be on the podium for the Ballon d'Or as their struggle for supremacy continues to rumble. Ronaldo left Real Madrid to Juventus in July, but he is still struggling with Barcelona's Messi to win the world's most prestigious individual prizes. The Balloon d'Or list was released earlier this month, and both players have qualified to receive the award along with 28 other global superstars.

Cristiano Ronaldo will fancy his possibility of winning the award, having driven Real Madrid to the Champions League glory just two months before his departure. Messi is meanwhile a dark horse this year, despite signing Barcelona to the La Liga and Copa Del Rey titles and Ronaldo has now talked about Ballon d'Or and claims he is unsure whether Lionel Messi will make the podium.

He said in an interview, "“Of course I want to win this Sixth Balloon d'Or. It would be a lie to tell you that I am not“,the same as usual, although I do not know if Messi will be on stage this time. So let's say, Salah, Modric, Griezmann, Varane, Mbappe - the French in general because they are world champions. But I'll wait and see if “all of these players“ are still at the top of 10 years, just like Messi and I have done and as we continue to do, still there on the podium for over 10 years. "

However, Ronaldo Juventus teammate Joao Cancelo believes that the Portugal international must claim the award. "Every day I work with Cristiano Ronaldo and so far he has won five editions of Ballon d'Or," told Cancelo Sky Sports Italia. "If Cristiano will not win it this year, it's just incredible. He is the best of them all, and last season he was more crucial than any other player.”